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Bilingual Music & Movement

Música y movimiento bilingüe

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 10:15 am
Jueves, 12 de diciembre,  10:15 am

Wiggle, jump, hop and read. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Edades 3-5. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

Menéate, salta, brinca y lee. Mejora tus habilidades motoras finas, tu ritmo y cordinación usando beanbags, pelotas, instrumentos y más. Edades 3-5. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 

About this Series

Wiggle, jump, hop and read. Improve motor skills, rhythm and coordination using beanbags, balls, instruments and more. Edades 3-5. Ages 3-5. (30 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.Se requiere registrarse. 

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Menéate, salta, brinca y lee. Mejora tus habilidades motoras finas, tu ritmo y cordinación usando beanbags, pelotas, instrumentos y más. Edades 3-5. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse. 
12/12

Baby Doll Play

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 10:30 am

Bathe, dress, feed and care for our baby dolls. Bring your own or play with ours. Ages 2-3. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Bathe, dress, feed and care for our baby dolls. Bring your own or play with ours. Ages 2-3. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

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Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 11:00 am

Personalized attention in the areas of computers, mobile devices and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Dec 12, 10:00 am
Thu, Dec 12, 3:00 pm
Thu, Dec 19, 10:00 am
Thu, Dec 19, 11:00 am
Thu, Dec 19, 3:00 pm
About this Series

Personalized attention in the areas of computers, mobile devices and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

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Preschool Playdate

West Boca Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 11:00 am

Enjoy social time while playing with literacy toys and sensory activities. Ages 3-5. Limit 16. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Enjoy social time while playing with literacy toys and sensory activities. Ages 3-5. Limit 16. (60 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

12/12

Tai Chi for Balance: Intermediate

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 11:15 am

Referred to as “meditation in motion," tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Dec 10, 11:15 am
Tue, Dec 17, 11:15 am
Thu, Dec 19, 11:15 am
About this Series

Referred to as “meditation in motion," tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

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How to Start a Business

Acreage Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 11:30 am

Learn the necessary steps to start, run and grow a small business. Presented by the Florida Women's Business Center. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn the necessary steps to start, run and grow a small business. Presented by the Florida Women's Business Center. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

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Tai Chi for Balance: Beginner

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 12:15 pm

Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Dec 10, 12:15 pm
Tue, Dec 17, 12:15 pm
Thu, Dec 19, 12:15 pm
About this Series

Referred to as “meditation in motion,” tai chi can enhance health, mindfulness and balance for fall prevention. Wear flat, closed heeled shoes. Space is limited. (55 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

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English Exchange

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Dec 19, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) Call (561) 996-3453 to preregister.

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Painting Class

Tequesta Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 1:00 pm

Learn basic painting, composition and color mixing. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Dec 20, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Learn basic painting, composition and color mixing. Materials provided. (2 hr.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.

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English Exchange

Acreage Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 1:30 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Dec 19, 1:30 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (90 min.) Call (561) 681-4100 to preregister.

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Libratory STEM: Gingerbread Houses

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 1:30 pm

Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn concepts of control, logic and programming with fun games and activities. Grades K-5. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 233-1880 to preregister.

12/12

A Cappella for the Holidays

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 2:00 pm

Enjoy Women of Note performing winter holiday music in four-part a cappella barbershop style. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Enjoy Women of Note performing winter holiday music in four-part a cappella barbershop style. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

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Asistencia individualizada

(Book-A-Librarian, in Spanish)

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 2:00 pm
Jueves, 12 de diciembre,  2:00 pm

¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae? ¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita. (50 min.) 

About this Series

¿Tiene dudas acerca del uso de computadoras o libros electrónicos? ¿Crear tu Curriculum Vitae? ¿Saber de los servicios bibliotecarios? Llama para hacer una cita. (50 min.) 

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Book Discussion: "The Library Book," by Susan Orlean 

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 2:00 pm

Copies available at the member services desk. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Copies available at the member services desk. Limit 20. (60 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

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Book Discussion: "Where the Crawdads Sing," by Delia Owens 

West Boynton Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 2:00 pm

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

About this Series

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 734-5556 to preregister.

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Community Action Program Orientation

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 2:00 pm

The Community Action Program was established to remove barriers and create opportunities for low-income individuals to become more self-sufficient. Learn about the services offered including utility assistance and employment support. First come, first served.  (60 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

The Community Action Program was established to remove barriers and create opportunities for low-income individuals to become more self-sufficient. Learn about the services offered including utility assistance and employment support. First come, first served.  (60 min.) Preregister. 

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Crafternoon

Gardens Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 2:00 pm

We provide the supplies, you provide the creativity! (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

We provide the supplies, you provide the creativity! (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

12/12

Digital Preservation: Scanning Photos & Documents

Main Library
Thu, Dec 12, 2:00 pm

Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. Space is limited. Call to make a 20-minute appointment between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm. 

About this Series

Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. Space is limited. Call to make a 20-minute appointment between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm. 

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Holiday Gift Wrap Workshop

Main Library
Thu, Dec 12, 2:00 pm

Bring packages from home to wrap and learn how to construct recycled bows and crepe poinsettia flowers to adorn those special offerings. Materials provided. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Bring packages from home to wrap and learn how to construct recycled bows and crepe poinsettia flowers to adorn those special offerings. Materials provided. (2 hr.) 

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Isn't It Romantic Film Festival

West Boca Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 2:00 pm
"Sleepless in Seattle." ©Columbia Pictures Inc. (104 min.)  PG 

A sampling of romantic movies. 

About this Series

A sampling of romantic movies. 

12/05"While You Were Sleeping." ©Walt Disney Pictures. (103 min.)  PG 
12/12"Sleepless in Seattle." ©Columbia Pictures Inc. (104 min.)  PG 
12/19"Hitch." ©Columbia Pictures Inc. (118 min.)  PG-13 
12/26"Isn't It Romantic." ©Warner Bros. (88 min.)  PG-13 

Paper Craft: Ornaments

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 2:00 pm

Let the holiday spirit inspire you! Create unique decorations to brighten any space. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Let the holiday spirit inspire you! Create unique decorations to brighten any space. Ages 16 & up. (90 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

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Winter Mason Jars

Greenacres Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 2:30 pm

Create a sparkling winter centerpiece using mason jars, glitter, and snowy-themed decorations. Materials provided. Limit 15. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

Create a sparkling winter centerpiece using mason jars, glitter, and snowy-themed decorations. Materials provided. Limit 15. (45 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

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Book-A-Librarian

Gardens Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 3:00 pm

Personalized attention in the areas of computers, mobile devices and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Dec 12, 10:00 am
Thu, Dec 12, 11:00 am
Thu, Dec 19, 10:00 am
Thu, Dec 19, 11:00 am
Thu, Dec 19, 3:00 pm
About this Series

Personalized attention in the areas of computers, mobile devices and online resources, to name a few. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

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Catch That Gingerbread!

Acreage Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 3:00 pm

Participate in a lively telling of the story of a runaway Gingerbread cookie and decorate some cookies of your own to eat or share. Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Participate in a lively telling of the story of a runaway Gingerbread cookie and decorate some cookies of your own to eat or share. Snacks provided. All ages. (60 min.) 

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Paper Snow Globe

Wellington Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 3:00 pm

Create a winter wonderland and let it snow! Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Create a winter wonderland and let it snow! Ages 5-12. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

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Traveling Through Jewish Europe & Asia

Wellington Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 3:00 pm

Author and travel writer Ben G. Frank talks about his journey through Jewish cities, such as Paris, Vienna and Budapest. (60 min.) Preregister. 

About this Series

Author and travel writer Ben G. Frank talks about his journey through Jewish cities, such as Paris, Vienna and Budapest. (60 min.) Preregister. 

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Wigglecise

Gardens Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 3:15 pm

We’ll wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two while having fun and getting fit. Ages 4-6. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

We’ll wiggle, jump, hop and do a yoga stretch or two while having fun and getting fit. Ages 4-6. (45 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

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Teen Study Hall

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 3:30 pm

A quiet space for you to study or finish your homework. Please be aware that there will be no homework help provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

A quiet space for you to study or finish your homework. Please be aware that there will be no homework help provided. Ages 12-17. First come, first served. (2 hr.) 

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Animal Reading Friends (ARF)

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 4:00 pm

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Practice reading skills with licensed therapy dogs. Grades K-6. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

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Crochet for Kids

Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 4:00 pm

Step-by-step instructions and easy hands-on projects for beginners. Some materials provided. Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Step-by-step instructions and easy hands-on projects for beginners. Some materials provided. Ages 8 & up. First come, first served. (45 min.) 

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Winter Wonderland Bingo

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 4:00 pm

Make your own bingo card for some winter-themed fun. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

About this Series

Make your own bingo card for some winter-themed fun. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 894-7500 to preregister.

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Film & Discussion

Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 6:00 pm

"5B." ©RYOT Films. (94 min.) The story of everyday heroes who took action to comfort, protect and care for the patients of the first HIV/AIDS ward unit. Discussion led by Compass to follow. Limit 100. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Shown with permission. PG-13

About this Series

"5B." ©RYOT Films. (94 min.) The story of everyday heroes who took action to comfort, protect and care for the patients of the first HIV/AIDS ward unit. Discussion led by Compass to follow. Limit 100. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.Shown with permission. PG-13

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Adventures in Reading: "Mercy Seat," by Elizabeth Winthrop 

Jupiter Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 6:30 pm

Travel back in time for the Jim Crow era story of wrongfully accused Willie Jones as he meets his fate. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Travel back in time for the Jim Crow era story of wrongfully accused Willie Jones as he meets his fate. (60 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

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Game Night

Acreage Branch
Thu, Dec 12, 6:30 pm

Try new and favorite games. Bring friends or meet some. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Try new and favorite games. Bring friends or meet some. Snacks provided. Ages 12 & up. (2 hr.) 

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Tai Chi

Main Library
Thu, Dec 12, 7:00 pm

Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Often referred to as "meditation in motion." Wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

12/12

25 Days of Reading: Read-A-Thon

Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Fri, Dec 13, 9:00 am

As an annual season of Christmas programming, we wanted to follow suit and encourage our young readers. 'Tis the season to be reading! 

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Dec 09, 11:00 am
Tue, Dec 10, 9:00 am
Wed, Dec 11, 11:00 am
Thu, Dec 12, 9:00 am
Sat, Dec 14, 9:00 am
Mon, Dec 16, 11:00 am
Tue, Dec 17, 9:00 am
Wed, Dec 18, 11:00 am
Thu, Dec 19, 9:00 am
Fri, Dec 20, 9:00 am
Sat, Dec 21, 9:00 am
Mon, Dec 23, 11:00 am
Thu, Dec 26, 9:00 am
Fri, Dec 27, 9:00 am
Sat, Dec 28, 9:00 am
Mon, Dec 30, 11:00 am
Tue, Dec 31, 9:00 am
About this Series

As an annual season of Christmas programming, we wanted to follow suit and encourage our young readers. 'Tis the season to be reading! 

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Write! Read! Critique!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Dec 13, 9:30 am

Aspiring writers, join this informal roundtable discussion to share and improve your craft. (2.5 hr.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Fri, Dec 27, 9:30 am
About this Series

Aspiring writers, join this informal roundtable discussion to share and improve your craft. (2.5 hr.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

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Sensory Sensations for Little Ones

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Dec 13, 10:00 am

Develop your little one's senses with hands-on learning for infants and toddlers. Please dress for messy and fun experiences for both parents and children. Ages 3-15 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Develop your little one's senses with hands-on learning for infants and toddlers. Please dress for messy and fun experiences for both parents and children. Ages 3-15 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

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Jingle Your Way to the Library!

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Dec 13, 10:15 am

Jam to your favorite story time and seasonal tunes with your little one. Ages 12-36 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

About this Series

Jam to your favorite story time and seasonal tunes with your little one. Ages 12-36 mos. Space is limited. (45 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.

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Toddler Time

West Boca Branch
Fri, Dec 13, 10:30 am

Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

About this Series

Listen to a story or two. We’ll also dance and sing to fun songs and fingerplays. Ages 1-2. (30 min.) Call (561) 470-1600 to preregister.

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Book Discussion: "Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love," by Dani Shapiro 

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Dec 13, 11:00 am

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

12/13

Tiny Tot Art: Art for Toddlers

Greenacres Branch
Fri, Dec 13, 11:00 am

A special holiday art class designed specifically for little hands. Ages 18-36. (30 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

About this Series

A special holiday art class designed specifically for little hands. Ages 18-36. (30 min.) Call (561) 641-9100 to preregister.

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Movie Matinee

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Dec 13, 2:00 pm

"Yesterday." ©Universal Pictures. (156 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.PG-13

About this Series

"Yesterday." ©Universal Pictures. (156 min.) Call (561) 790-6030 to preregister.PG-13

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Veterans Services of PBC

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Dec 13, 2:00 pm

Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. (3 hr.) 

About this Series

Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. (3 hr.) 

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Friday Movie Magic

Wellington Branch
Fri, Dec 13, 2:30 pm
"The Angry Birds Movie 2." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (96 min.)  PG 

Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 

About this Series

Popcorn provided. Ages 5-12. First come, first served. 

12/06"E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial." ©Universal Pictures. (115 min.)  PG 
12/13"The Angry Birds Movie 2." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (96 min.)  PG 
12/20"The Secret Life of Pets 2." ©Universal Pictures. (85 min.)  PG 

Wisdom Café

Jupiter Branch
Fri, Dec 13, 2:30 pm

Meet, converse and connect with others in facilitated discussions of universal topics such as gratitude, legacy, happiness and what gives life meaning. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

About this Series

Meet, converse and connect with others in facilitated discussions of universal topics such as gratitude, legacy, happiness and what gives life meaning. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 744-2301 to preregister.

12/13

Adventures With Ms. Dez: Happiest Holidays

Gardens Branch
Fri, Dec 13, 3:15 pm

We'll celebrate the gifts of the season as "snow" falls gently around us. Ages 3-6. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

About this Series

We'll celebrate the gifts of the season as "snow" falls gently around us. Ages 3-6. (60 min.) Call (561) 626-6133 to preregister.

12/13

Holiday Unwrapping Game

Lantana Road Branch
Fri, Dec 13, 3:30 pm

Play a fun game and discover the surprises that you can unravel. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Play a fun game and discover the surprises that you can unravel. Ages 12-17. Space is limited. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

12/13

50th Anniversary Holiday Event

Gardens Branch
Fri, Dec 13, 5:30 pm

For the finale of our year-long 50th Anniversary celebration, enjoy a family-friendly event to celebrate the season. The festive, after-hours holiday event includes performances by Orchid City Brass Band, the Young Singers of the Palm Beaches, Florida Dance Conservatory and a silent auction of wreaths and door decorations to benefit the Friends of the Library. Refreshments provided. (2.5 hr.) 

About this Series

For the finale of our year-long 50th Anniversary celebration, enjoy a family-friendly event to celebrate the season. The festive, after-hours holiday event includes performances by Orchid City Brass Band, the Young Singers of the Palm Beaches, Florida Dance Conservatory and a silent auction of wreaths and door decorations to benefit the Friends of the Library. Refreshments provided. (2.5 hr.) 

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Orchid City Brass Band

Gardens Branch
Fri, Dec 13, 5:30 pm

Members of South Florida’s premier British-Style Brass Band, will perform a wide variety of music - everything from transcriptions of the classics, original works for brass band and arrangements of popular songs, movie scores, jazz, and stage works. Refreshments provided. (45 min.) 

About this Series

Members of South Florida’s premier British-Style Brass Band, will perform a wide variety of music - everything from transcriptions of the classics, original works for brass band and arrangements of popular songs, movie scores, jazz, and stage works. Refreshments provided. (45 min.) 

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